A former treasurer for U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s campaign was arrested at his home Tuesday, Feb. 2, and accused of embezzling over $300,000 from campaign coffers and from a business where he previously worked.
For the first time in 68 years, the Laguna Beach County Water District will lessen its total reliance on imported water by tapping local groundwater in the Santa Ana River Basin, district officials said Wednesday.
While the cost of a single yoga class in Laguna Beach can range from $12 for a community services class to $25 at the newly re-opened Pacific Blue studio in Boat Canyon, Cho’s Academy, which primarily teaches martial arts, offers five donation-based yoga classes per week.
Failing to take into account that Laguna Beach is subject to California Coastal Commission requirements was criticized as a major blunder by consultants hired to solve the beach town’s changing parking demands.
By Robin Pierson, Special to the Independent Benjamin Franklin’s observation, “If you want something done, ask a busy person,” aptly describes former Laguna Beach Mayor, Bob Whalen, and the work he’s done on behalf of the community over the past 25 years. Whalen, who just...
Council members listened to a litany of testimony urging them to reconsider. In response, the council unanimously voted to add a sunset clause to the ordinance, which placed a hold on the local law until a decision was made in Sacramento.
U.S. Senate candidate and state Attorney General Kamala Harris spoke about regulating assault rifles, women’s rights and the common thread of school truancy in the background of violent criminals during a campaign stop in Laguna Beach. A former district attorney in San Francisco,...
The district attorney’s office says a former treasurer for U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s re-election campaign was arrested at his home today, Tuesday, Feb. 2, and accused of embezzling over $300,000 from the campaign and a business where he previously worked. Jack Wenpo Wu, 45, of...
Come spring, as students peruse their list of class choices, they will find for the first time Mandarin Chinese among the language courses offered at Thurston Middle School and Laguna Beach High School.
With Mayor Steve Dicterow already announcing he will seek re-election in November, people or groups who want to contribute to their favorite candidate did not get the go-ahead from the City Council Tuesday to make larger donations.